Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The utterances of a ‘medium’ during hypnosis or other trance-state: supposed by some to show evidence of supernormal knowledge, to predict the future, etc.

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  • Posthypnotic suggestion, crystal-gazing, automatic writing and trance-speech, the willing-game, etc., are now, thanks to him, instruments of research, reagents like litmus paper or the galvanometer, for revealing what would otherwise be hidden.

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